Ritholtz's Reads: Dollar Smash

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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It is the morning after the night before and there will be a new Senate in town. Here's a special election edition of our morning reads:

  • The Midterm Results (New Yorker) see also How Obama Lost the Senate (Bloomberg Politics)
  • U.S. Investors Try to Read Between the Lines: Bond and Equity Markets Are Telling Different Stories (FT)
  • Dollar Smashes Through Resistance as Mega-Rally Gathers Pace (Telegraph)
  • Study: Most Published Results in Financial Economics Are Wrong (Vox) see also Most Research on Why Investments Do Well Is All Wrong (Slate)
  • D.C. Does Create Jobs ... on Wall Street (Fox Business)
  • The Economy, and Voters' Perception of It, Are Two Very Different Things (NYT) see also Way to Go, Americans: We're Almost as Ignorant as Italians (Bloomberg)
  • Google's App Aesthetic (Daring Fireball)
  • A post-election twofer: Where Did Obama Go Wrong? (Washington Post) and Republicans Are Stuck in a Reagan Time Warp (Washington Post)
  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese art of decluttering and organizing. (boingboing)
  • Marketing Company Claims Responsibility for 'Alex from Target' (CNET)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net